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400-Year-Old Physics Mystery Is Cracked

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 1:30 p.m. E.T.</i><p>The mystery of tiny teardrop-shaped glass confections that can survive a hammer blow, yet …

Physics

Mystery of how the Moon got its bull's-eye may be solved

One of the biggest impact craters on the moon is mysteriously shaped like a three-ringed bull's-eye. After decades of deliberation, scientists said they may have finally figured out how those rings came to be.<p>The crater in question, called the Orientale impact basin, is located on the edge of the …

Frankenstein's monster would have wiped out mankind within 4,000 years, study finds

It is one of the enduring questions of nineteenth century fiction: should Frankenstein have granted his monster its freedom?<p>Now, in a rare example of science settling a literary debate, researchers have concluded that Mary Shelly’s hero was absolutely right to deny the “creature” his dream of …

The BMW i8 Just Debuted One of The Trippiest Paint Jobs Ever

Be warned: This mind-bending color scheme might make you dizzy.<p>1K<p>SHARES<p>BMW will sell a limited-production run of custom-painted i3 and i8 electric …

A Lightning Strike Just Killed 300 Reindeer in Norway

RIP.<p>More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by a lighting strike in a Norwegian national park, and experts say they’ve never seen anything like …

Emily Ratajkowski Saddles Up For Harper's Bazaar, Talks Naked Selfies

35.6K<p>SHARES<p>When you double tap that fire new Instagram from Emily Ratajkowski, you're doing so much more than just hitting "like."<p>Appearing naked …

The 15 Sexiest GIFs of Sofia Vergara

30.3K<p>SHARES<p><i>Modern Family</i> star Sofia Vergara is undoubtedly one of the hottest 43-year-olds on the planet, as well as being TV's highest-paid actress. …

Scientists believe they have discovered the fifth force of nature

Scientists think they have found a fifth force of nature. No, Star Wars fans, not that force.<p>Researchers at University of California, Irvine have found theoretical evidence that supports the existence of a fifth force of nature.<p>The California researchers built their discovery based on experiments …

Physics

Scientists May Have Finally Explained Déjà Vu

Researchers have a new explanation for one of the brain’s most uncanny peculiarities – the phenomenon of déjà vu. Presenting his team’s latest work …

Six moments when the podium took a back seat to the Olympic spirit

When American runner Abbey D'Agostino clipped New Zealander Nikki Hamblin while running in a qualifying heat of the 5,000-metre race, they both went sprawling. D'Agostino was the first to get up, but she didn't leave her competitor behind. Instead, she offered a hand and said, "Get up. We have to …

Bella Hadid Bares All for Jaw-Dropping Vogue Nude Shoot

8.2K<p>SHARES<p>Bella Hadid stuns on the September cover of <i>Vogue Paris</i> alongside Taylor Hill, both touted as harbingers of "<i>Génération Instagirls</i>."<p>But …

Bella Hadid

Scientists might have discovered a fifth force of nature, changing our whole view of the universe

It’s one of the most important parts of physics: there are four fundamental forces in the universe. And it might be completely wrong.<p>Scientists have …

This Blonde Bombshell Has the Most Insane Curves on the Internet

11K<p>SHARES<p>We have a confession to make: We don't know a damn thing about Cecibel Vogel.<p>We don't know where she lives. We don't know where she's from. …

How to Bulk Up Your Biceps and Triceps

When it's time for show and tell in the gym's weight room, you want to make sure you've got something to share. Don't be the guy who grunts over …

T-shirts

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are No Match For Medieval Potion

Recipe from Bald's Leechbook found to be highly effective against MRSA<p>Bloodletting, mercury cures, holes drilled in the head—many ancient medical remedies seem ill-advised based on our modern understanding of medicine. But researchers recently found that a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon treatment …

Microbiology

I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Hiding from robots while looking like a cyborg<p>You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.<p>Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this …

Sugary soft drinks may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing

Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have studied the impact of the drinks in more than 5,000 people.<p>High-sugar fizzy drinks have been under fire from campaigners for contributing to obesity and type-2 diabetes, but …

fireSLEEVE Waterproof Lighter Case

In the outdoors, fire is essential. You need to it create fire for warmth, cook food and smores and make coffee in the morning. Zippos are a great …

Thermoplastic

Levitating Bluetooth Speaker (Really!)

Meet the world’s first levitating bluetooth speaker! The OM/ONE is a spherical shaped speaker measuring 3.6″ across that levitates atop a glowing …

Women Trying To Sing While Having An Orgasm Is About As Great As You’d Expect

We weren’t familiar with the Dutch band ADAM before, but the ladies sure have gotten our attention with their latest music video. The group attempts …

Music Videos

Virus programmed to unlock and kill cancer - Futurity

Bioengineers have designed a virus that on its own is benign. When it encounters certain enzymes, however, it "unlocks" to kill cancer.

Scientists create the first life form with 'alien' DNA

Researchers in California have for the first time created an organism whose genetic code comprises six letters, instead of four. This means that the bacterium, described in a study published in <i>Nature</i> today, is the first life form to contain artificial genetic building blocks.<p>When biologists talk …

PaperSync Will Provide You With Digital Copies of All Your Notebooks

If archiving all your old notebooks includes simply dropping them in a large cardboard box, it’s time to rethink how you hold onto your memories. …

Make Your Own Steampunk Keyboard

We have featured a few pretty awesome steampunk keyboards, but if you want to make your own <b>steampunk keyboard</b>, the following one should bring your …

Steampunk

Eddie Bauer First Ascent Sorcerer Pack

Despite the name, it's not some new collaboration between the legendary khaki purveyors and J.K. Rowling. Instead, the Eddie Bauer First Ascent …